As government expands, liberty contracts.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest